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Spring.

Give me spring. Give me blustery, moorish mornings with ruffled robin feathers and lost umbrellas. Give me birdsong.

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Winter Greens: Grow Mache in Zone 9b

Mache grows in loose, low rosettes and is also known as: lamb’s lettuce, corn salad, field salad, nut salad, and Rapunzel. It’s a cool-weather crop and in zone 9b doesn’t need winter protection.

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New Year, New Opportunity to Create a Community Seed Bank

8 friends or neighbours investing approximately $10 each can grow 32 different plant varieties by sharing seeds. Community seed banks are the ideal way for people to share resources to jumpstart food security initiatives.